About the Author

Andrew Thomas
General Manager of Philanthropy, Perpetual Trustee Company Limited (at time of writing)

Andrew is responsible for Perpetual's Philanthropic Services business including the management of over 450 Charitable Trusts, Private Ancillary Funds and The Perpetual Foundation. Perpetual's Philanthropic Services team works closely with individuals, families and not-for-profit organisations, providing  advice on establishing and maintaining philanthropic structures. This includes a specialist grant making service that matches charitable intent with suitable  causes, charities and projects for maximum community outcome. Before joining Perpetual, Andrew was the executive director of a large national not-for-profit organisation, which provided him a practical view of the matrix of various regulations that non-profit organisations face. Most recently, Andrew has been appointed to the board of the Children's Health Foundation in Queensland.

Articles Published

Philanthropy is currently big news in Australia thanks to some record-breaking donations by philanthropists in the past 18 months. Andrew Thomas, General Manager Philanthropy, Perpetual Private looks ...  ...
In this article Perpetual Private Wealth's Andrew Thomas champions the role of philanthropy in fostering medical research.  ...